Re: [gardeners] Sunday in the Rehab Center

George Shirley (
Mon, 30 Jun 2003 07:51:50 -0500

We're going to keep the prayers going at this end until Jimmie is home 
and doing okay again. It sounds as though he is doing well for being 
operated on for less than a month. He must have remarkable stamina and 
grit just as you do Penny.

George wrote:
> First message I have posted in a month or two since Jimmie's fall down 
> the cellar stairs on April 28th. There was a broken bone in his neck, 
> and the operation was on June 4th.
> Yesterday I watched as Jim took his first FOUR STEPS with a walker
> without
> anyone holding him ...  and today he showed me the first signs of life in
> his
> left arm:  up till now, if he bent that arm at the elbow with his other
> hand, 
> and then let go, it would fall instantly into his lap. Today he was able
> to
> bend the arm upwards, and then control the fall for 10 SECONDS. . .!
> A lot of people must have been praying for him. His determination and
> your 
> good vibes are finally bearing fruit. We both thank you from our hearts.
> Penny, NY
> .
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